The Gover Family

A Family History

Arthur Gover

Was born about 1790 in Hambledon, Hampshire.

Arthur was baptised on 12th January 1794 in Hambledon.

He married Jane BARBER on 26th December 1816 in Warblington, Havant, Hampshire.

Jane BARBER was born in 1790.

Jane was baptised on 7th March 1790 in the parish of South Hayling, Hampshire.

Thomas-A-Becket Warblington

Thomas-A-Becket Church - Warblington

In the 1841 census Arthur a SHOEMAKER [45] was living with his wife Jane [45] and children John [20] also a SHOEMAKER, Arthur [14], Alfred [12], Edward/Edmund [10], Sarah [8] and Elizabeth [6] in Bedhampton near Havant, Hampshire. *Note apart from Arthur the rest of the family are listed with the family name Jones when searching on HO107/389/11

In the census on 30th March 1851 Arthur [58] a SHOEMAKER was living in Bedhampton with his wife Jane [59] and children Alfred [22] an AGL LABR and daughter Elizabeth [17]. HO107/1656

In the census on 2nd April 1871 Janes occupation was given as FORMERLY SHOEMAKERS WIFE, she was living with her son John and his family near the Railway Gate in Bedhampton.

Arthur died on 7th September 1856 of Diseased lungs 2-3 years, in Bedhampton, he was 63 years old.. The informant was his sister-in-law Martha Gover (Colebrook).

Jane died of Old Age on 8th April 1874 in Bedhampton. She was 84.

Family Connections


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